HC Deb 18 April 2002 vol 383 c1154W
Mr. Bercow

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1) what the cost was to her Department of answering written parliamentary questions in 2001; and how that cost was calculated; [49113]

(2) how many staff were involved in each of the last three years in preparing draft answers to written parliamentary questions. [49155]

Ms Hewitt

I refer the hon. Member to the reply given yesterday by my right hon. Friend the Leader of the House,Official Report, column 929W.